Marvel writers Andrew Barrer and Gabriel Ferrari have been hit up by Sony to pen the screenplay for the corporate’s subsequent massive horror movie, Gnomes.
Per Deadline, the co-writers behind 2018’s Ant-Man & the Wasp and 2022’s No Exit will likely be taking a crack at increasing a Dutch brief movie of the identical title right into a full-length flick. That brief was co-written by Jasper ten Hoor, Richard Raaphorst, and Ruwan Heggelman, with the latter taking on directing duties. (He’ll additionally direct the movie model.) It premiered at 2020’s Incredible Fest and at 2022’s Marché du Movie throughout Cannes. Earlier this month, Sony acquired film rights for the unique Gnomes brief earlier this month in what was mentioned to be a “aggressive state of affairs.”
Within the unique Gnomes brief, a younger woman stumbled upon glowing mushrooms, which later finally ends up going south as soon as she crosses paths with a tribe of killer gnomes. Nevertheless, the main points of the full-length film, and the way a lot of the brief movie will carry over (if in any respect), are at the moment beneath wraps. Both method, it continues the pattern of horror motion pictures being tailored from brief movies. Last 12 months’s breakout hit Smile was based mostly on director Parker Finn’s 2020 brief Laura Hasn’t Slept, and Finn turned the brief right into a prequel to Smile, full with a cameo from its actor Caitlin Stasey. The identical factor occurred with final 12 months’s Spanish horror movie Piggy; it spun off from director/author Carlota Pereda’s 2019 wanting the identical title and actor Laura Galán performed the primary function in each variations.
At time of writing, Gnomes the movie is alleged to be in early improvement.
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